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“old city”(748 reviews)
“maiden tower”(171 reviews)
“narrow streets”(64 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Asef Zeynalli Street, Baku 1000, Azerbaijan
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An evening visit is worth the while at the Old City. there is lots and lots to see around, like any other old cities around the world. traditional trinket shopping and all kinds of natural items can be purchased from here. we bought some wild...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Baku Old City is quite small but a lovely place to wander around at any time of the year. The city has some beautiful architecture and ancient well preserved ruins . There areas with stalls and small shops selling local products, snacks and souvenirs. Worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Easily accessible in Baku, the old town is great: lots of life and quite corners too. Not filled with tourists. Some good cafes and restaurants. Well renovated / kept in good conditions. I dont understand why this is not part of the Unesco heritage. Eventually...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

don’t have a plan, just go and wander. Plenty of things to see and do, also had some really fresh street food.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank threehens
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love baku old city it was fantastic old city i walked alot there and watched beautiful city and enjoyed a lot

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 599moni
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it is an old city but there doesn't seem to be any information that showed it's purpose in an obvious way...I just get the feeling it's not as appreciated by the locals as it should be

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank clueyvooton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old city which is enclosed by stone walls takes you back hundreds of years. The cobble stone streets present an old world charm. From the quaint little antique shops, eating places, mosques and dwelling places every step had a charm of its own. And...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anwar S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

monument, towers, by-lanes- quite fascinating. Maiden Tower-Fantastic city view. many choice of eateries. A lot of fascinating walkways and by-lanes.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mkkookot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved it..... I highly recommend having a guide to explain to you the history of the city and the history of sculptures. It was an interesting historical walk through the narrow streets.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wishes965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really pretty place to go for a stroll and get lost in the cobbler stones streets. Lots to see.make sure to look up as some pretty interesting plagues and decor up on the exterior of some of the buildings.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from afsaneh m | Reviewed this property |
The seaside, museums, gubostan, specially old town
Shaider U
March 12, 2018|
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Response from Giacomo S | Reviewed this property |
You can go there by taxi. Will cost you around 5 manat
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Response from Luis C | Reviewed this property |
The audio works well. Its advantage is that you may stay looking as long as you like. 2 hours may be short if you like to really look with some detail.
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